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Economic Impact of Genital Herpes Indicates Developing a Vaccine Should Be Top Priority

Over 13% of the global population, 491 million people, are living with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection. Because genital herpes infection is lifelong, it is expected to be very costly, as well as significantly impact patient quality-of-life. A paper recently published in PLOS Medicine sought to provide one of the first estimates of … Read more

Health chiefs warn Limerick at risk of measles outbreak due to low uptake of MMR vaccine

Health chiefs have warned the Limerick region is at risk of a potentially deadly measles outbreak due to Shannonside having the lowest take-up of the measles vaccine outside of Dublin. The Department of Public Health Mid-West confirmed that it investigated a single case of measles in the region in late November/early December. It was the … Read more

Young Kids Approved FOr Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine

To better help fight the omicron variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded the use of bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months through 5 years. This follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amendment of Emergency Use Authorizations for Moderna and Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccines. “This is great news that more … Read more

U.S. CDC director warns vaccine misinformation one of biggest public health threats-Xinhua

Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), testifies during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Review of the FY 2022 Budget Blueprint for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Washington, D.C., the United States, on May 19, 2021. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via Xinhua) Just 42 percent of … Read more

Linguistically and culturally tailored services helped increase vaccine uptake in Parc-Ex

Montreal’s Parc-Extension is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Canada, and the neighbourhood with the highest population density and immigrant population in Montreal. When Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in December 2020, public health authorities were concerned to see vaccine uptake was much lower among residents of Parc-Extension than other parts of the city. But … Read more

Why pregnant women should get their COVID-19 vaccine; a doctor explains

So far, only 15% of pregnant women have received the new bivalent booster shot since it became available three months ago, according to CDC data. Pregnant women are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, meaning that catching the virus while pregnant or shortly after giving birth increases their chances of requiring hospitalization, being … Read more

Covid-19: Health officials report fourth death possibly linked to vaccine

Sungmi Kim/Stuff A person has died after being vaccinated against Covid-19. (File photo) A fourth death possibly linked to the Covid-19 vaccine has been reported. Te Whatu Ora (Health New Zealand) on Wednesday afternoon said it had been notified of a death where “a link to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine could not be excluded”. The … Read more

Judge Rejects Montana Vaccine Choice Law in Health Care Settings – NBC Chicago

A person’s choice to decline vaccinations does not outweigh public health and safety requirements in medical settings, a federal judge ruled in a Montana case. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy last week permanently blocked a section of law the state said was meant to prevent employers — including many health care facilities — from discriminating … Read more